Air France resuming Paris to Seattle service from November

Air France is resuming its non-stop service to Seattle, taking the airline’s network to North American destinations. The flight service will be re-launched between Seattle– Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) from November 8, 2021. The flight schedule on this route is set to operate three days a week, i.e., Monday, Thursday, and Saturday, to be served by Airbus A350-900 on the CDG-SEA route.

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Air France A350 Photo By, Matdouhaire

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The aircraft has a total seating capacity of 324, of which 34 seats are designated to business-class passengers, 24 will be the Premium cabin, and the rest are economy cabins. In-flight entertainment options and Wi-Fi connectivity will be available onboard to cater to passengers’ needs for maintaining connection while in the sky. Air France will serve the rebounding demands on Seattle this winter and operate the flights in connection with joint venture partner Delta Air Lines. The flight will cover a distance of 5029 miles, with a total flight duration of over 10 hours.

Air France will resume its flight services to US cities of Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington DC during the 2021-22 winter seasons. However, the flight schedule is subject to change as travel restrictions might be imposed on later days.

The carrier has also announced to increase its flight capacity to Los Angeles International airport by adding two weekly flights between Paris and Los Angeles to reach 17 weekly flights on the route, starting November 1.

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Air France believes Seattle to be an important gateway for flight resumption because of its booming economy and natural outdoor beauty.

Following an absence of over months, Air France is once again flying to the skies of Seattle in an initial schedule of 3 flights per week. France recently welcomed the fully vaccinated and COVID- negative tested tourists. So, Americans will soon be able to witness and enjoy the attractions of Paris this winter. Air France bringing back their flights to Seattle Tacoma will benefit Americans waiting to travel to Paris. The Seattle flight service will cater to the intense demands from Americans and complement Delta’s flight between Seattle and Paris operated by wide-body aircraft. The airline aims to win over American travelers who are hungry for safe outdoor travel after vaccination efficacy has soared and pandemic wanes.

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Air France A350 , Photo by Robert Karam

One can get detailed info regarding CDG-SEA flights or even book at airfrance.us. Until December 31, 2021, Air France tickets are fully modifiable where the travelers can change their booking freely or request a refundable credit voucher in case they won’t travel. Similarly, if the airline cancels the flight, customers can choose to postpone their flights, request a full ticket refund, or credit vouchers that can be refunded if service is not utilized.

Air France’s Safety and Health measures amid a pandemic

Skytrax awarded Air France a 5-star COVID-19 Airline Safety Rating due to its effective measures on health and hygiene to protect customers and staff. Air France is committed to ensuring its customers’ good health and well-being at the forefront amidst pandemic outbreaks. Travelers are advised to check the travel ban and required documentation at the destination before opting for travel. Air France has made it mandatory to wear a surgical mask throughout the duration of the trip. Installing the latest filtration technology, HEPA-High Efficiency Particulate Air filters recycles the onboard air every 3 minutes and captures airborne viruses. Similarly, every surface is sanitation like seats, sidewalls, lavatory, and tray table that contact customers before every flight.

Air France’s resumed route to Seattle is a part of its 2021 winter season program. The Paris-Seattle route is a noteworthy travel opening to ensure the resume of tourism growth in Paris. It is expected to capitalize on pent-up customer demand for leisure travel. The launch of Seattle flight reaffirms the carrier’s commitment to an important North American market. With France reopening its borders to Americans, Air France will expand its further services between France and the USA in conjunction with its transatlantic partner Delta Air Lines. Air France can connect to the rest of Europe onwards with traffic concentration through its hub at Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) airport.

Seattle appeals to Air France customers with its history, arts, museums, and lush vegetation. The Rain City, Seattle, is dominated by Mount Rainiers and has booming industrial and technological sectors viable for air transportation services.

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